Diamonds are a great and versatile shape and may be combined for colorful quilt layouts. Use diamonds for stars, tumbling blocks, borders and more. Piece six diamonds for a stunning star block.
AQ Cutting Mat Required:Â GO! Cutting Mat, 6 in. x 12 in. 2 Pack (15.2 cm x 30.4 cm) Item 255112
How to Die Cut 60Â° Diamonds:
For best cutting results, position fabric on the lengthwise grain (straight of grain) as it goes under the roller.Â
- Cut a 10 3/4" strip across the width of fabric. Fanfold into 4" widths. Place on selected blade and cut. Cut 20 diamonds across the width of fabric. One yard of 40" wide fabric cuts 60 diamonds.Â
Why Quilters Love the GO! Diamond-4" Sides Die:Â
Tip:Â 12, 60Â° 4"-sided diamonds sewn together form a large hexagon with 8" finished sides.
- Diamonds are a versatile shape and may be combined for colorful quilt layouts. Use diamonds for stars, tumbling blocks, borders and more. Piece six diamonds for a stunning star block.Â
- The GO! Diamond die is the perfect size to cut your own diamonds with your favorite fabrics or out of fabric pieces from your stash.Â
- Ideal for scrappy quilts! Easily cut up to 6 layers of scraps or full length fabric on the die to get 12 perfectly cut diamonds in one pass through the cutter.Â
- GO! Diamond includes 1/4" seam allowances for easy alignment and piecing.Â
- Cut diamonds out of a variety of fabrics: cotton, batiks, wool, felt, flannel, fleece, CuddleÂ® fabrics and more!Â
- Free pattern downloads available to get you started.Â
- Charm Square and Layer Cake-friendly.
- Cut so much more fabric in less time.Â
- Get accurate cuts every time -- No slipping rulers or mistakes
- Easiest to use -- Simply place die on cutter, then fabric and cutting mat on top
- Save fabric with Two Tone Foam -- Get more out of your fabric by placing it only over the shape you want to cut.Â
- Safe to use -- No blades come anywhere near your fingers
- With some fabrics, after cutting, a thread or two will remain where die blades meet. Snip threads with scissors.Â
- Blades on some dies are positioned at an angle.Â Align fabric to edge of shape, not edge of die board.Â
- Use good quality fabric to reduce fabric stretch.Â
- It's always a good idea to test cut one shape before cutting many shapes to ensure fabric orientation is correct.Â